WHEN DAY BREAKS

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Visą gyvenimą galvojau, kad esu, kas esu. Ir staiga viskas pasikeitė. Dabar nebežinau, nei kas esu, nei kas buvau.

Misha Brankov is a retired music professor. One morning he receives a letter requesting him to contact the Jewish Museum in Belgrade. At the museum he learns that during some excavations on the sewers at the city’s Old Fairgrounds an iron box was found, in this same place where during the Second World War an infamous concentration camp was set up for Serbian Jews and Gypsies. The content of the box will change the Profesor’s life...

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Selected for Toronto International Film Festival; Palm Springs International Film Festival – special mention.

Goran Paskaljević

Goran Paskaljević studied at the Prague school of cinema (FAMU). The rise of nationalism in Yugoslavia forced him to leave his country in 1992. In 1998 he went back to make Powder Keg which won international critics’ prizes (FIPRESCI) at the Venice Film Festival and the European Film Awards. He has made 30 documentaries and 16 feature films, acclaimed at the most prestigious international film festivals (Cannes, Berlin, Venice, Toronto, San Sebastian etc.). In 2001 Variety International Film Guide marked him as one of the world’s top five directors of the year. The Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) in 2008 and the British Film Institute (London) in 2010, both presented a full retrospective of his work.